Independent 1, non-aligned 1. Eastern Somerset district which includes Frome (former mining area) and Shepton Mallet. Also includes small cathedral city of Wells, Glastonbury (famous for the abbey and the festival), and the Somerset levels, hit by 2014 flooding.
The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a unitary Somerset council. The Conservatives gained a seat in Wells St Thomas from the Liberal Democrats on 6 May.
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